A new book explores the history of Woodward & Lothrop, once one of Washington’s favorite stores.
It was after the art auction ended that the real bidding war broke out in Bethesda.
Clothes make the man, they say. Meet a man who knows how uniforms made the Revolutionary War soldier.
In 1985, a D.C. association experimented with “electronic mail.” Too bad the experiment failed.
As another Squirrel Week draws to a close, we reflect on what we’ve learned about these little critters.
In California, a baby squirrel has a new surrogate mom: a cat that’s added the critter to her brood of kittens.
We can’t all be the Wildcats or the Fighting Irish. Meet some schools with squirrelly mascots.
How to make a squirrel look ferocious? That was the challenge for Oberlin College.
Ready for a cuteness overload? Take a look at the finalists in our Squirrel Week Squirrel Photo Contest.
Last year, antiques collectors donned their gloves to battle over the world’s most desirable stuffed squirrels.
Squirrel week is back and columnist John Kelly is here with a squirrel expert to answer all your questions about the little fellas
From little acorns: Oak trees and squirrels have evolved to help each other out.
The wheel, the telephone, the PC — to these great inventions we add the horse head squirrel feeder.
At a nine-hole Fairfax County course, ‘scary fat’ critters would crawl up your leg to get their claws on a candy bar.
As Squirrel Week begins, meet the Penn historian who has uncovered the very American story of the critter.
Meet the alpaca, wonder animal of the South American Altiplano, now adding to the fiber of the U.S.
More tales of amazing ring recoveries. Plus: What’s the story behind those “Love Your Butt” ads?
Never heard of Loris Foalp, the operator of D.C.’s hottest food truck? You’re not alone.
Is your dog bored or depressed? Never fear! Plenty of products promise to put pep in your pup.
The U Street neighborhood is getting a building that will celebrate a once-familiar name: Jim Shay.
In 1928, five young black women got on their bikes in New York City. Three days later they were in Washington.
Three decades ago, Carla Perlo saw the artistic potential of Brookland’s Eighth Street NE. Now others do, too.
A reader explains why she doesn’t clear the snow from the roof of her car. Of course, she’s wrong.
Fifteen years ago Shannon Russell lost her class ring. Can this twisted piece of metal really be it?
The very special history of Benjamin Franklin University, the Harvard for Washington’s accountants.
Montgomery County’s court-appointed special advocates go to bat for kids in foster care.
You’d better be hungry: Girl Scout Troop 3926 ordered 125 cases of cookies when they meant boxes.
The Founders wanted to recreate Rome in America. The University of Maryland will see how they fared.
An album full of black-and-white photos tells the story of my grandfather, if only I could read it.
In the 1980s, a four-footed forecaster captivated D.C. radio listeners. Meet Cindy the Weather Dog.